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Meridians (1 December 2016) 15 (1): vii–xvii.
Published: 01 December 2016
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Meridians (1 March 2008) 8 (2): 95–115.
Published: 01 March 2008
... whom the university excludes and whom it exploits is a very important one. However, any complete attempt to address the university's changing role under globalization requires a consideration of the university as an institution of knowledge production, a function that remains surprisingly underexamined...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 415–431.
Published: 01 November 2018
... interaction with nature, and nonmarket practices of sufficiency, the paper proposes to glean the knowledge and inherent integrity embedded in such processes to create new radical social knowledge and practices. Copyright © 2018 Smith College 2018 contemporarity alternatives sufficiency nature...
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Meridians (1 December 2016) 15 (1): 245–268.
Published: 01 December 2016
... structures and practices. Drawing heavily upon the work of Patricia Hill Collins, this article defines and explains black feminist critical pedagogy arguing that it is a critical knowledge project that generates knowledge and creates theories that allow for analysis, critique, and evaluation of how black...
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Meridians (1 June 2016) 14 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 June 2016
... that promote a politics for decolonizing knowledge. This signifies methodological detachment from dominant perspectives, enabling them to examine history from the point of view of Afro-Brazilian women, who have historically been excluded from what has been referred to as “hegemonic knowledge...
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Meridians (1 March 2018) 16 (2): 308–325.
Published: 01 March 2018
... undermined Black women’s prominence as thought leaders in the field of sex and sexuality. Despite participating in the development of the field since its inception, Black women’s contributions continue to be marginalized. Furthermore, practical benefits of the knowledge that was gleaned from Black women’s...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 233–245.
Published: 01 November 2018
...’ hope was to generate new readings of Africa’s history by shedding light on women’s writing and, in doing so, change assumptions of how knowledge is shaped. Copyright © 2018 Smith College 2018 Women Writing Africa archive canon memory knowledge African feminism Let me begin with my...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 361–375.
Published: 01 November 2018
... the African woman “other”? What are the promises, if any, of African feminist ethnography documenting the histories of women on the continent? This essay argues that African feminist ethnography is a productive methodology that helps to highlight knowledge production about women’s lives in their...
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Meridians (1 June 2016) 14 (1): 94–120.
Published: 01 June 2016
... in Salvador, the prevailing image of black women, particularly those who live in poor neighborhoods, is that they lack the knowledge and political sophistication needed to organize mass social movements. This article seeks to undermine this image by exploring how black women have come to radicalize...
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Meridians (1 September 2016) 14 (2): 71–87.
Published: 01 September 2016
... should be considered a key figure in the radical Black tradition in the Americas. Not only did her ground-breaking theorizations of the Black Atlantic re-imagine this important concept from a radical, Black, female, Latin American perspective, but the general lack of knowledge of her theoretical...
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Meridians (1 September 2016) 14 (2): 118–129.
Published: 01 September 2016
... race, ethnicity, gender and sexuality. We embrace previous contributions made in the Americas and develop new venues for Black feminist mobilization and research. We find that an Afrodiasporic Feminist Conspiracy that impacts the production of knowledge, the creation of public policies, the...
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Meridians (1 September 2018) 16 (1): 114–141.
Published: 01 September 2018
... in the United States and abroad. This study draws from a related but ignored archive of documents to examine how the travel and knowledges of these Black women have affected women and feminisms in the socialist/postsocialist countries they were visiting. The study explores these affects in the...
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Meridians (1 March 2018) 16 (2): 286–294.
Published: 01 March 2018
... another reason to advocate for the survival of their communities. As an organic space of safety, the family kitchen is cohere intergenerational knowledge and collective identity(Beoku-Betts, 1995) provide valuable key ingredients for developing an “advocacy spirit” of Black feminist leadership (Abdullah...
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Meridians (1 March 2018) 16 (2): 363–372.
Published: 01 March 2018
... landscape are best viewed via the standpoint of constructivism, where individuals make meaning and come to knowledge of the world through their public and private communicative practices (Hancock 2015). The author shares findings from six ethnographic interviews carried out through a pilot study with Black...
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Meridians (1 March 2013) 11 (2): 62–90.
Published: 01 March 2013
... and praxis in a way that challenges that of the male ulema (religious scholars) who have historically exercised a monopoly over the production and dissemination of religious knowledge in Pakistan. Al-Huda advances a model of piety that casts women as moral-religious actors anchored in, but not...
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Meridians (1 September 2010) 10 (1): 81–110.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Jessica Labbé Abstract “‘Too high a price’: The ‘Terrible Honesty’ of Black Women's Work in Quicksand ” assumes a New Historical lens to understand the novel through its historical context and, inversely, to reveal a new knowledge of history and culture through Larsen's writing. The author argues...
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Meridians (1 March 2009) 9 (2): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2009
... knowledge) and ideological (the interconnectedness of people, the earth, and culture) constructs enable communal paradigms rather than individualistic or gendered identities to rise to the fore. Given these parameters, how can the testimonies of native women's lives as artists inform debates of indigenous...
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Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 269–278.
Published: 01 November 2018
... the constant movement, explore possibilities of pursuing knowledge, and hold them open for the future. All of this shaped my feminist identity. AO : Right, you have said that you outsmarted your brother by working harder at school. This means that education is an empowering tool for girls and...
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Meridians (1 April 2019) 18 (1): 63–93.
Published: 01 April 2019
... from nostalgic conceptions of a lost homeland for the diasporic subject. New conceptions of diaspora point to shifting connections among cultural views, subjectivities, and geopolitical powers. 2 Such a reconfiguration impacts how the archive of Asian diasporic subjectivities and knowledges is...
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Meridians (1 April 2019) 18 (1): 206–226.
Published: 01 April 2019
... conditions of modern life. 1 I see memory as embodied methodology, as a form of subjugated erudite knowledge. It dwells in the intimate, the affective, the haunting, the inaccessible, the inarticulable, the murmur and the moan. I thus listen—where listening to the m other is itself a critical...